Guest Artist Samantha Kaufman works with Theatre Arts on She Kills Monsters

November 3, 2021

Theatre professional, Samantha Kaufman, was on campus to work with Theatre Arts on the upcoming production of She Kills Monsters.

Samantha is a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) and an Intermediate Actor/Combatant with Fight Directors Canada (FDC). She has also studied stage combat with Stage Combat Deutschland. Samantha is certified in theatrical firearms safety by the Society of American Fight Directors. Samantha is also a certified Intimacy Director with Intimacy Directors and Coordinators.

Samantha has been working with the student actors for the past week to build all of the fights and the intimacy for the production, and it is so exciting. Students are learning through rehearsals and workshops the professional approaches to creating violence and intimate moments on the stage.